The Parent and Preschool Center nurtures children and adults in Christian values, teaches skills that are useful for life, and encourages new friendships.


The Parent & Preschool Center is housed in the lower level of Mellinger Mennonite Church, 1916 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster. The building is located very close to the intersection of Greenfield Road and Lincoln Highway East (Rt. 462).School


Phone #: 717.397.5717

Email: preschool@mellingerchurch.org


We run a 30-week program with breaks for Thanksgiving, Christmas and a week off in the spring (this week can be used for snow make up days if needed).

In the event that a class needs to be cancelled or delayed due to inclement weather, it will be posted on this page and also on our Facebook page. Cancellations will also be listed on WJTL 90.3, WDAC 94.5 and WGAL TV channel 8. You may register for an e-mail notice by logging onto WGAL.com. We will be listed as “Parent & Preschool Center”.

Supporting Churches


Wednesday, February 13

The Parent & Preschool Center is operating on a modified schedule. Morning classes are from 10am – 12pm. All day classes are from 10am – 2:45pm.

2019/2020 enrollment

It’s that time of the year! The Parent & Preschool Center will be accepting applications from members of the district churches, connections attendees and present and past families for the 2019/2020 school year beginning Monday, January 14. Our classes fill up quickly so don’t miss this opportunity to enroll your child!

Enrollment will open to the public on Monday, January 28.